July 17th, 1991, fell on a Wednesday. It was day 198 of 1991. The decade was the 1990s.
29 years, 2 months and 5 days have passed since July 17th, 1991.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on July 17th, 1991:
United States: Unbelievable - EMF
United Kingdom: (Everything I Do) I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "Naked Gun 2 1/2" was at the top of the box office on this date.
Take Me Back!
The date is July 17th, 1991 and it's a Wednesday. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual. In America, the song Unbelievable by EMF is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, (Everything I Do) I Do It For You by Bryan Adams is the number one hit song. George W. Bush Snr. is currently the President of the United States and the movie Naked Gun 2 1/2 is at the top of the Box Office. A civil war is currently taking place in the African country of Rwanda.
It's 1991, so the airwaves are being dominated by artists such as Bryan Adams, Michael Jackson, Roxette, R.E.M., Color Me Badd and Paula Abdul. The films "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" and "Boyz n the Hood" are currently playing in movie theaters. English band Right Said Fred have released their new single "I'm Too Sexy".
In Europe, the Soviet Union is continuing to dissolve as Ukraine celebrates its first independence day. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Magnum, P.I.", "The Golden Girls", "Saved by the Bell" and "Dinosaurs". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Duck Hunt", "Wing Commander", "Battletoads" and "Sonic the Hedgehog".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Wonder Years", "Saved by the Bell", "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" and "Clarissa Explains It All". Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "My Little Pony (figures)", "Transformers" and "Sega Genesis / Mega Drive".
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on July 17th, 1991.
Early 1990s Fashion
Early 1990s fashion saw a continuation of the 1980s. Popular outfits included clothes such as coloured tights, denim overalls, black leather jackets with shoulder pads, neon coloured tops, flannel shirts, plaid skirts and ripped jeans.
Early 1990s recession
During the start of the 1990s, most of the Western World was affected by a recession, which had been caused by a loss of consumer confidence and restrictive monetary policies by central banks. In 1991, the United Kingdom experienced rioting.
Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole - "Unforgettable"
"Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole would go on to win a Grammy for 1991's Song of the Year.
CNN founder Ted Turner was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1991. Turner was named as such because of CNN's coverage of Operation Desert Storm and the Gulf War.
The Soviet Union falls apart.
Throughout 1991, the Soviet Union continues to dissolve, as multiple countries declare their independence.
The Silence of the Lambs
"The Silence of the Lambs" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1991.
1991 in movies.
Movies released in 1991 included Terminator 2, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Beauty and the Beast, Hook, The Silence of the Lambs, The Addams Family, Cape Fear, Hot Shots!, Boyz n the Hood, Backdraft and Father of the Bride.
1991 in music.
Popular music artists in 1991 included Bryan Adams, Boyz II Men, Ice T, R.E.M., Mariah Carey, Cher, Paula Abdul, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Cypress Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Michael Jackson and Sting.
Basic facts and information about this date:
29 years, 2 months and 5 days have passed since July 17th, 1991.
Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 1991.
Leap Year: 1991 was NOT a leap year.
Age: Anyone born on July 17th, 1991, will be 29 years of age.
People born in 1991 belong to the "Generation Y (Millennial)" generation.
Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 679705200.
Around This Time...
Notable events that occurred around July 17th, 1991:
Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 17th, 1991, will have the star sign Cancer.
However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Gemini.
Zodiac Element: Water.
Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1991 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
Native American Zodiac: July 17th, 1991 falls under the Woodpecker.
Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Dinosaurs - TV series about a family of dinosaurs.
Clarissa Explains It All - Nickelodeon TV series.
Beverly Hills, 90210 - A series that followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in Beverly Hills.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - Sitcom about an inner-city teenager who moves to his aunt's house in Bel-Air.
Blossom - Starring Mayim Bialik as teenager Blossom Russo.
Family Matters - Sitcom starring Reginald VelJohnson as Carl Otis Winslow.
Saved by the Bell - Comedy series about a group of friends in high school.
Seinfeld - Comedy sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld.
Quantum Leap - TV show about a scientist that finds himself inside the body of a different person each week.
Roseanne - Comedy TV show about a working class family called the Conners.
The Wonder Years - A TV show that was set in the late sixties.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Animated series about a team of four teenage turtles.
1991 - Kid's TV
Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1991.
"Dinosaurs" - "Clarissa Explains It All" - "The Adventures of Pete & Pete" - "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" - "Beverly Hills, 90210" - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - "Rosie and Jim" - "Blossom" - "The Simpsons" - "Doogie Howser, M.D." - "Saved by the Bell" - "Hey Dude" - "Noozles" - "Roseanne" - "Garfield and Friends" - "Count Duckula" - "The Wonder Years" - "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" - "Fireman Sam" - "Full House" - "Adventures of the Little Koala" - "Married... with Children" - "The Real Ghostbusters" - "Pingu" - "Growing Pains" - "Thomas the Tank Engine" - "The Cosby Show" - "Muppet Babies" - "Danger Mouse" - "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"
1991 - Toys & Games
Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1991:
G.I. Joe (figures)
Sega Genesis / Mega Drive
My Little Pony (figures)
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of July:
George W. Bush Snr. was the President of the United States on July 17th, 1991.
Interesting facts about conception dates.
A baby that was born on July 17th, 1991 was probably conceived around the 7th of October, 1990. (Rough Estimate).
The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 17th, 1991 is the 25th of April, 1992. (Rough Estimate).
Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.
Sonic the Hedgehog - A platform video game that was released for the Sega Mega Drive.
Battletoads - Platform video game.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior - An arcade game that was released by Capcom.
Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse - A platform game that was originally released on the Sega Mega Drive.
Wing Commander - A sci-fi space simulation game that was released for PC DOS.
Golden Axe - Conan the Barbarian-style beat 'em-up game.
Duck Hunt - Light gun shooter game.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about July 17th, 1991.
10,660 days have passed since this date.
921,024,000 seconds have passed since the July 17th, 1991.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,074,528,000 times.
Since July 17th, 1991, earth has travelled approximately 475,248,384,000 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 153,504,000 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 79,208,064 steps. That's about 35,204 miles!
Since this date, 11,052,288 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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